Get inspiring ideas and budget-saving tips from these fabulous, real-life weddings. From an intimate outdoor wedding to a DIY beach wedding, the brides of yesterday spilled their secrets to success, and we're spreading the love. Find out what they used for their something borrowed, and get unique ideas for wedding favors. Whether you're planning a rustic country wedding ceremony or a wedding in the city, remember to plan the day to fit the personalities and tastes of the bride and groom. See how one couple turned the city of Chicago into the backdrop of their cruise ship wedding, or how one of our editors used her color scheme (orange and green) to add warmth to her winter wedding. If a destination wedding is on the horizon for you, look how one couple organized their Cabo San Lucas wedding to fit their style. Let your color scheme guide you to the real-life wedding most inspirational for you. Brown was the rich but neutral color behind this artistic fall wedding, while red proved the perfect color for this pretty summer wedding. Or, bypass the colors and keep it classic with an elegant white wedding, like this one in upstate New York.
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Real Weddings: An Intimate Outdoor Wedding
In the red rocks of Sedona, Arizona, this bride chose to use a touch of blue for her intimate wedding.
Real Weddings: An Artistic Fall Wedding
This couple used a mixture of textures and colors that was perfect for their wedding space and season.
Real Weddings: A Modern Chicago Wedding
This modern Chicago wedding uses vintage accents to set the decor apart from other urban celebrations.
Real Weddings: A Twist on Country Chic
Check out the creative modern touches this couple brought to their rustic-chic Texas wedding.
Real Weddings: A DIY Beach-Theme Wedding
Get tips from a bride that created a personal touch to her beach-side wedding.
Real Weddings: A Tuscan-Inspired Wedding
Find out how this Arizona couple beat the heat for their beautiful Tuscan-inspired wedding.
Real Weddings: A Wedding in Cabo San Lucas
See how this couple brought in personal touches to their destination wedding.
Real Weddings: A City-Style Wedding
This bride wanted to bring a simple yet elegant feel to her big-city wedding.
Real Weddings: A Simple Southern Wedding
See how this couple planned their amazing New Orleans wedding in just five months.
Real Wedding: A Wedding Among Church Ruins
Emily and Anthony chose to tie the knot at a historical venue to add vintage style for their modern wedding.
Real Wedding: A Simple Backyard Wedding
With simple decorative details, this purple and green backyard wedding was beautifully breathtaking.
Real Weddings: A Pretty Summer Wedding
Check out the details this bride picked for her budget-friendly wedding.
Real Weddings: A Romantic Red Wedding
This bride used her signature color, red, to be the inspiration for her wedding day decor.
Real Weddings: A Traditional Wedding at Home
This beautiful traditional Hindu wedding was a personal affair set in Philadelphia.
Real Weddings: A Classic Wedding in White
A classic white wedding with simple touches brought an elegant flair to this outdoor wedding.